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BREAKING...New Pentagon Benghazi timeline damns Obama (never in situation room)
11/10/2012 | barryobi

Posted on 11/10/2012 6:00:52 PM PST by barryobi

The Pentagon has just released their version of the 9/11 timeline and I think it is very interesting and damning to Obama. Specifically, we know that Panetta, Obama, Biden, and Donilon were at the White House for a previously scheduled 5 pm meeting. The attack had been going on for 50 minutes before Panetta was notified, and he was aware it was ongoing ..........................Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and his top military adviser were notified of the attack about 50 minutes after it began and were about to head into a previously scheduled meeting with President Barack Obama. The meeting quickly turned into a discussion of potential responses to the unfolding situ ation in Benghazi, where militants had surrounded the consulate and set it on fire

http://www.clarionledger.com/viewart/20121110/NEWS03/121110014/Pentagon-releases-response-timeline-Benghazi-attacks-?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7C

Now is where the plot thickens. It appears that POTUS 'delegated' the problem to Panetta. We know POTUS called Bibi Netanyahu and spoke with for an hour AFTER the attack had started and was still ongoing..............

By Lynn Sweet on September 11, 2012 8:18 PM | President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed Iran and other issues in a hour-long phone call on Tuesday night, the White House announced--along with a statement that Netanyahu, contrary to news reports, never asked for a meeting with the president.

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/obamas-september-11-phone-call_658027.html

Why was no picture of POTUS in the 'situation room' taken that night, showing him dealing with the crisis? We know after the OBL raid, pictures of him came out right away. During the election, there was POTUS in the 'situation room' monitoring Sandy. We can now surmise the reason there was no situation room picture taken is because HE NEVER WENT THERE.....

From the Pentagon timeline released today...............

As that was happening, Panetta and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, left the Oval Office and went into a series of meetings in the Pentagon with senior leaders to discuss how to respond to the Benghazi attack and assess the potential for other outbreaks of violence in the region. Between midnight and 2 a.m., Panetta began to issue verbal orders, telling two Marine anti-terrorism teams based in Rota, Spain, to prepare to deploy to Libya, and he ordered a team of special operations forces in Central Europe and another team of special operations forces in the U.S. to prepare to deploy to a staging base in Europe

The only conclusion that can be drawn by the Pentagon timeline is that when informed of the attack by Panetta at 5 pm DC time, Obama punted on responsibility for managing the response to the attack, which was still ongoing.

Even more damning is that at 5:30 DC time, the CIA rescue team was returning to the annex with the body of Sean Smith and the others rescued there. They would have certainly reported at this time they had recovered everyone at the consulate with the exception of AMBASSADOR STEVENS. Unless the meeting with Panetta, et al. was less than 30 minutes, Obama had to know the Ambassador was unaccounted for. If that did not necessitate a trip to the situation room, what would? Oh yeah, Hurricane Sandy a couple months later when a 'good' photo op was needed.


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To: doc1019

Zer0 is known to kick-back a few. I’ll bet he was in a drunken stupor.

it’s a better excuse than to say the bum is lazy.


51 posted on 11/10/2012 7:23:48 PM PST by ChiMark (America no more)
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To: Sacajaweau

Petreaus. Who’s going to believe an adulterer? He’s disqualified himself from being trusted. His testimony is instantly impeachable.


52 posted on 11/10/2012 7:24:00 PM PST by randita
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To: ChiMark

How about lazy, drunk, and stupid?


53 posted on 11/10/2012 7:30:11 PM PST by SCalGal (Friends don't let friends donate to H$U$, A$PCA, or PETA.)
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To: MasonGal

Nothing will come of this, the American People don’t care.


54 posted on 11/10/2012 7:32:20 PM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: barryobi

Why does it matter that obama wasn’t in the Situation Room?

And why would we want him there anyway???


55 posted on 11/10/2012 7:32:52 PM PST by gotribe
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To: affan76

“So far it is surviving the drip of information being leaked.”

You make the mistake of not going back far enough in time and/or not starting at the start. You also make the mistake of not allowing for the misinformation that is coming from every branch of government.
It might also be helpful to realize that OFTEN, more often than you might think, the cia works against itself...as does the dia...as does the nsa. And that betwixt and between them, they work against each other. Add doj and state into the mix and you have FUBAR from the jump. The right hand doesn’t always know what the left hand is doing.


56 posted on 11/10/2012 7:34:30 PM PST by MestaMachine ($)
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To: randita
I disagree. He is a Military man, a GENERAL who has served his country honorably, he messed up in the affair, yes.

But, he will be under oath, and he will tell the truth, he has nothing to lose. His testimony will be verifiable by the tesimony of others. Many know what happened.

Petreaus at this time is at the lowest point of his lifetime, he has been humiliated and has the disdain of so many of his Military friends, that is not something a man of his Military character wants to die with. He will do the right thing and Redeem himself, with TRUTH.

57 posted on 11/10/2012 7:35:03 PM PST by annieokie
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To: Sacajaweau

PLEASE don’t compare petraeus to Ollie North. There is no comparison there. NONE.


58 posted on 11/10/2012 7:38:17 PM PST by MestaMachine ($)
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To: MestaMachine

So which part of the hypothesis has been proven wrong?


59 posted on 11/10/2012 7:39:30 PM PST by affan76
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To: barryobi

I am sure glad we are getting on this so swiftly.
After all, there is an election coming up and I figured they would hold this till after the election.

In the REAL world, I seriously doubt this would have had any bearing on the results.

MAYBE, just MAYBE, a few more of the R’s would have come out BUT then we would be hearing reports of 120% turnout etc.

Those of us that seemingly pay attention - on both sides - had a good idea of what was going on, they just kept it from the sheeple, who, unless they hear it on the view or oprah, wouldn’t have heard it anyway.


60 posted on 11/10/2012 7:41:37 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "Hope in one hand and $hiite in the other and see which fills up first".)
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To: annieokie

He may tell the truth, but if the truth is in any way damaging to Obama, whatever is left of his reputation will be savagely destroyed.

The Chicago cabal does not play nice and would not hesitate a moment to make up lies about him and even cast aspersions on his distinguished career.

If Petraeus did not know this when he went to work for them, he is quite naive.


61 posted on 11/10/2012 7:45:13 PM PST by randita
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To: barryobi

Y’all should listen to ISPY Radio....today’s show was on Benghazi with interviews with the most decorated General ever, and a former Reagan staff Communications member....VERY Interesing!! www.ispyradio.com


62 posted on 11/10/2012 7:46:24 PM PST by goodnesswins (What has happened to America?)
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To: affan76

IF this was supposed to be a simple kidnapping, why not use stealth and just take the ambassador from the premises or when he was out running? They had every opportunity. Why a full onslaught on the compound? WHY was security pulled after several attempts on the compound were thwarted?
Why have a video prepared by an FBI muslim snitch months in advance to blame the Israelis for an assault on ALL of our embassies in the ME on September 11?
Why did the Cairo embassy issue an apology for a video no one knew existed except some idiot muslim cleric who was obviously directed to it BEFORE the protests even began?
Do the name yahya al libi ring a bell?
Just for starters.


63 posted on 11/10/2012 7:59:26 PM PST by MestaMachine ($)
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To: affan76
Same for Hillary, look at their countenances

I can't remember the date (about a week before the election) or from where Hillary was speaking but she had the most put out expression she could muster. She had her head cocked and talking to the ceiling and rolling her eyes rather than to the audience or camera. You could tell she was flustered and didn't want to be there.

64 posted on 11/10/2012 8:01:52 PM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: randita
""""if the truth is in any way damaging to Obama,""""".....

At this point in his life and the circumstances he finds himself in. I don't think he gives a DAMN about how damaging it is to OBAMA. I think he can't wait to bring that SOB down.

......The Chicago cabal????.....He has met and fought better enemies and smarter, in his lifetime than they are.

When he testifies, he will have redeemed himself to his Country, and will deserve our due respect. That is what he will desires/craves more than his life itself.

No military man/woman wants to end their careers in disgrace, not one of them.

I may agree with you on the Naive part......sad.., but the Clintons and Obama are the best SNAKE OIL SALESMEN we have ever witnessed. LIARS ALL, they have sucked a lot of people into their devious web, until they are of no more use. Time to whack em.

65 posted on 11/10/2012 8:06:51 PM PST by annieokie
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To: annieokie

...............Petreaus at this time is at the lowest point of his lifetime..................

Well, that’s a yes and a no!

He’s retired from the military, so he keeps his 4star pension, and benefits, regardless of the outcome of his affair; he only has a year plus, of his civilian pension, so he doesn’t give up much; he’s already told his wife about the affair, so either they work it out, or not.

Seems to me that he’s a free agent with about $250k+ in annual retirement benes; just enough to squeek by!


66 posted on 11/10/2012 8:19:17 PM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: affan76

While I dismissed your theory when you first put it out there, now I think it may have some merit. However I can’t see Hillary being trusted with the plan.


67 posted on 11/10/2012 8:22:36 PM PST by KC Burke (Plain Conservative opinions and common sense correction for thirteen years.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

I understand how it works. I would be quite surprised to see the dem senate actually remove him. If we win control of the senate in two years, then he might be sent packing. -depressing-


68 posted on 11/10/2012 9:16:11 PM PST by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Romney & Ryan.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: Nachum

well why didnt they release this sooner?


69 posted on 11/10/2012 9:21:07 PM PST by dalebert
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To: barryobi

BIG bookmark.


70 posted on 11/10/2012 9:31:46 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: dalebert
well why didnt they release this sooner?

Election politics, I think.

71 posted on 11/10/2012 10:52:42 PM PST by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: dandiegirl

The thought of Joe “Stand UP Chuck” Biden as POTUS is just as scary! Holy crap! We are SO screwed!


72 posted on 11/10/2012 11:56:15 PM PST by Anti-Hillary (Soon everything in America will be "free", except it's people.)
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To: dandiegirl

You really think there are democRats who place their nation above their party?

Do you think there are a significant number of Americans who do? I thought so before last Tuesday. The nation knew Obama abandoned these people to their deaths and looked the other way when the nation was attacked by a military force and they enthusiastically elected him.

They also knew he armed organized crime syndicates resulting in the massacre of hundreds of innocents.


73 posted on 11/11/2012 12:14:31 AM PST by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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To: MestaMachine

It looks like there was a deal in the works ahead of time. The enemy had been given a promise there would be no defense of the embassy.


74 posted on 11/11/2012 12:40:14 AM PST by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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To: gitmo

Actually, consulate.

But it’s even stranger if the consulate was, as some allege, an arms drop off point for CIA sponsored activities. You don’t guard THAT???


75 posted on 11/11/2012 12:42:07 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Anti-Hillary

I suppose I’d rather have stupid idiot than evil.


76 posted on 11/11/2012 12:43:21 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: dandiegirl

“demand that they vote BO out for the murder of these 4 men.”

AND we could add Fast and Furious deaths to the list of impeachable crimes.

This man is an outrageous disgrace.

I would be willing to take part in massive protests if it meant exposing this evil weenie of a president. Feaking unbelievable that he got re-elected.


77 posted on 11/11/2012 1:00:27 AM PST by garjog (Heroes Died. Obama Lied.)
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To: barryobi

78 posted on 11/11/2012 1:30:16 AM PST by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: barryobi

so Barry missed the 3AM call eh?


79 posted on 11/11/2012 2:23:53 AM PST by WorkerbeeCitizen (we are so screwed - ^_^)
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To: doc1019

Remember the one infamous debate where he stumbled around like a drunken second grader?

80 posted on 11/11/2012 2:25:28 AM PST by Howie
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To: garjog

He needs an “intervention”, in my opinion. I have had a lot of friends, employees, and relatives that thought they could “handle a toke now and then”. Several of them died an early death!

One of them was a drug counselor at a famous “rehab center”. He had a saying he would throw out to new recruits “don’t be afraid to speak out, your instructors are the most F_____ up members here”!


81 posted on 11/11/2012 2:36:35 AM PST by Howie
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To: barryobi
Unless the meeting with Panetta, et al. was less than 30 minutes,

Obama does not sit through any meeting for more than 30 minutes. His attention span is not sufficient to last more than that.

82 posted on 11/11/2012 5:54:16 AM PST by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: TomGuy
Obama: So as soon as we found out that the Benghazi consulate was being overrun, I was on the phone with my national security team and I gave them three instructions.

On the phone with? The National Security Council works out of the West Wing of the White House, which is where Obama was meeting with Panetta.

83 posted on 11/11/2012 6:05:39 AM PST by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: annieokie

I can see your point, but a honorable military man will not dishonor the sitting CIC. It’s ingrained in them to be loyal and they know firsthand how a President’s stature in the world can cause turmoil when he is undermined at home. I think Petraeus will speak the truth, but he will be very careful.

Petraeus of all people would have seen how Democrats and the press destroyed Bush’s credibility. That’s why it’s amazing to be that he took a job with the Obama Administration after seeing how ruthless and political they are at every turn.

But I guess, like a good fighting man, he heeded the call to service.


84 posted on 11/11/2012 6:06:58 AM PST by randita
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To: randita

“an honorable military man will not dishonor the sitting CIC.”

#1. Petraeus is no longer “honorable” by engaging in the affair. So...

#2. He has nothing to lose if he decides to “dishonor the sitting CIC”. By telling the truth, he will regain honor in the eyes of patriots, i.e., the people whose opinions matter.

BTW, the sitting CIC is so stupid that he referred to it as “Commander AND Chief”; how much honor does he deserve, really?


85 posted on 11/11/2012 6:15:06 AM PST by MayflowerMadam
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To: Old Sarge
"Does it matter anymore?"

It does....but this and so much more will be completely buried by Amerika's Pravada....

I respect those that fight the good fight....but in the end...we are pushing an 8000lb boulder up hill....it can be done....but it will take a very concentrated and long focused effort to succeed....
86 posted on 11/11/2012 6:20:59 AM PST by PigRigger (Donate to http://www.AdoptAPlatoon.org - The Troops have our front covered, let's guard their backs!)
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To: Hoodat
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2951322/posts?page=57#57
87 posted on 11/11/2012 6:33:44 AM PST by GregNH (If you are unable to fight, please find a good place to hide.)
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To: annieokie

Panic ? Let’s hope not. There should be no question on how to proceed, unless one is worried about something or someone else.


88 posted on 11/11/2012 6:33:52 AM PST by HollyB
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To: gotribe

What is the situation room for?


89 posted on 11/11/2012 6:36:02 AM PST by HollyB
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To: Hoodat
And if read the latest on Fox here Military timeline from night of Benghazi attack begs more questions There is not one mention of POTUS!
90 posted on 11/11/2012 6:37:19 AM PST by GregNH (If you are unable to fight, please find a good place to hide.)
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To: gitmo

To be honest, a shockingly large portion of voters know little to nothing about Benghazi or Fast and Furious.


91 posted on 11/11/2012 6:37:42 AM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: gotribe

The White House Situation Room is a 5,000-square-foot (460 m2)[1] conference room and intelligence management center in the basement of the West Wing of the White House. It is run by the National Security Council staff for the use of the President of the United States and his advisors (including the National Security Advisor, the Deputy for Homeland Security and the White House Chief of Staff) to monitor and deal with crises at home and abroad and to conduct secure communications with outside (often overseas) persons. The Situation Room is equipped with secure, advanced communications equipment for the President to maintain command and control of U.S. forces around the world.

The mission of the Situation Room is to provide current intelligence and crisis support to the NSC staff, the National Security Adviser, and the President. The Situation Room staff is organized around five Watch Teams that provide 7-day, 24-hour monitoring of international events. A Watch Team includes three Duty Officers, a communications assistant, and an intelligence analyst. The number and composition of personnel varies, depending on shift requirements and workload.[citation needed]

Per wikipedia


92 posted on 11/11/2012 6:39:29 AM PST by HollyB
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To: MestaMachine

Though there could be multiple ways to execute a kidnapping, the kidnapping itself was not the end it was to be a means for Obama to:

1. Show his mastery of the Muslim world prior to the election;
2. Show that the Muslim world would follow his lead;
3. Have the Ambassador returned safely;
4. Drown out any message on the economy;
5. Other benefits - stick it to the Israelies.

I could go on an on.


93 posted on 11/11/2012 6:40:19 AM PST by affan76
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To: annieokie

I may agree with you on the Naive part......sad.., but the Clintons and Obama are the best SNAKE OIL SALESMEN we have ever witnessed. LIARS ALL, they have sucked a lot of people into their devious web, until they are of no more use. Time to whack em.


So true. We have a whats in it for me voting population vs truly concerned
Reponsible citizens.

O and the clintons play the percentages and get enough takers to win.

They are truly wolves in sheeps clothing, aided by a blind MSM


94 posted on 11/11/2012 7:29:17 AM PST by patriotspride
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To: affan76

Great analysis ... please keep me on your “ping list” ...


95 posted on 11/11/2012 8:51:40 AM PST by Patton@Bastogne (Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin will DEFEAT the Obama-Romney Socialist Gay-Marriage Axis of Evil)
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To: affan76

Well chronicled post.

The “sex” part is the Regime’s realization that the “great unwashed” might be learning Ben Ghazi is NOT a contestant on Dancing with the Stars. But a couple of things..

1. Hillary being “in the loop” on treasonous acts of Dear Leaders? Would the Jarrett/Axelrod/ChiTown Thugs TRUST her to not bail and use said info against BHO for her OWN political fortunes?

2. With all the “viewing” posts around the world, aren’t their dozens if not more than 100 people who actually KNOW what happened? What about the US forces in Italy who were alerted and then who stood down? Too many “Indians” know what the Chiefs did and did NOT do!


96 posted on 11/11/2012 10:20:44 AM PST by PennsylvaniaMom (Mourning in America.)
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To: randita
but a honorable military man will not dishonor the sitting CIC. It’s ingrained in them to be loyal...."""".....

When he testifies, he will be very careful. He knows what happened, and to tell the truth about OBAMA's dereliction of Duty is not to dishonor the office of the CIC.

TO NOT TELL: Would be a dishonor to his uniform and his Country. He owes his allegiance to the Constitution FIRST not to the man sitting in the oval office who has so DISHONERED himself as to be the COWARD IN CHIEF.

The Military can not abide a COWARD, and is under no obligation to serve under one, and remain quiet about it.

97 posted on 11/11/2012 11:07:52 AM PST by annieokie
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To: HollyB
Let's put it this way: Panic...............

OBAMA...don't care...delegates..(besides that he is an IDIOT IN CHIEF)......

Panetta....yeah, I think he panicked. This was deadly serious s..t going on, and HIS BOSS left it to him to make a decision......

The passing the buck on down begins.

The players in Obamas, Jarrett's and the Clintons administration do not really realize what they are up against with Obama. Neither do we for that matter, but he is deadly.

May I insert here: see......Nicolae Carpathia

98 posted on 11/11/2012 11:19:14 AM PST by annieokie
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To: annieokie

IMO, Petraeus already drank the kool-ade by going along with the video lie. He could have stood for the truth then, but he didn’t. He carried the Obama lie forward. If he tells something different now, which version of the “truth” are we supposed to believe.

http://www.aim.org/guest-column/petraeus-of-benghazi/


99 posted on 11/11/2012 12:37:25 PM PST by randita
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To: Jeff Head; Impy; TigersEye; floriduh voter; snippy_about_it; ovrtaxt; syriacus; ...

Ping.


100 posted on 11/11/2012 2:09:36 PM PST by Arthur Wildfire! March (George Washington: [Government] is a dangerous servant and a terrible master.)
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